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Frederick Holbrook to John Wolcott Phelps

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Title: Frederick Holbrook to John Wolcott Phelps


  • Holbrook, Frederick


  • Phelps, John Wolcott

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: July 27, 1862


Topics include the President calling for 300,000 additional troops, the wish that the National Government will develop a decisive policy to "proclaim war to the knife," and a description of Frederick Holbrook's son Major Will. Holbrook continues to express his admiration for Phelps and offer him greater forces to command.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2010-11-10, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Frederick Holbrook to John Wolcott Phelps, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed October 13, 2015)

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